Solved will a hard drive work as fast in a sata 2 port as if it is in a sata 3 port. Tags: SATA Storage Port Hard Drives Last response: July 26, 2013 7:58 AM in Storage Share Charles Wang July 26, 2013 7:47:31 AM Hi I was wondering if a hard drive work as fast in a sata 2 port as if it is in a sata 3 port because my motherboard (gigabyte z68xp-ud3) has 4 sata 2 ports that I will populate and set as raid 10. Thanks More about : hard drive work fast sata port sata port Zooshooter a b G Storage July 26, 2013 7:55:41 AM If the controller on the logic board is a sata 3 controller then it will work faster in a sata 3 port. m 0 l Best solution Azrael47 a b G Storage July 26, 2013 7:58:48 AM Take a look at your motherboards specifications for the data transfer rate of the sata ports. I dont think you will see any differ in performance. http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=... "When a RAID set is built across the SATA 6Gb/s and SATA 3Gb/s channels, the system performance of the RAID set may vary depending on the devices being connected". Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMoving hard drive from SATA3 port to SATA2 port Forum 2TB Hard Drive won't work on Marvell 6GB SATA port Forum Can you use a Sata 2 hard drive in a sata 3 port? Forum SolvedAdapter to connect a 2.5" SATA hard drive to a mSATA port? Forum SolvedWill a sata1 dvd drive work from a sata2 port? Forum Solved2 Sata Hard drives - One Sata port Forum Connecting a SATA 6 0 Gb/s hard drive to a SATA 3 0 Gb/s port Forum Can i used sata 6Gb/s hard drive in Sata 3Gb/s Port Forum Can i used sata 6Gb/s hard drive in Sata 3Gb/s Port Forum P7P55D-E LX SATA3 hard drive not recognized in SATA3 port Forum Will an IDE DVD drive work (w/adaptor) in a sata2 port? Forum Should I Use My New SATA2 Port For My New Hard Drive? Forum SSD works fine in SATA 2 port but when in SATA 3 port doesnt boot and says "disk Forum Sata 3 Drive Benchmark Speeds on a Sata 2 Port Forum SSD not detected in bios on sata3 port but works on the sata2 Forum SolvedBought a new SATA III hard drive, want to use it on a Sata II port Forum SolvedDoes Anyone Know How to Attach My Toshiba Canvio External Hard Drive Directly to a SATA port? Forum SolvedMoved Hard Drive to New SATA Port, Windows Will Not Boot Forum Can and SATA Hard Drive Plug Into SATA II Port? Forum Bought a docking station so I could get info off old hard drive, but I dont seem to have an extra SATA port Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !